Here’s a favorite classic dress with a modern take.
The Louisa Pinafore Dress pattern is the perfect, year-round pinafore! Just wear the pinafore dress in the warmer months or add some a layer like a blouse or even a sweater for those colder days.
The designer describes it as the ideal pinafore for parties or play dates and everything in between!
The Louisa Pinafore Dress comes with two bodice options. You can have a criss-cross in the front or a criss-cross in the back. It also features a waistline tie making it adjustable, stylish, and comfortable, all at the same time.
This project is perfect for a sewer who is a confident beginner and comes in the following ten sizes:-
The designer has suggested that you make her Louisa Pinafore Dress with woven fabrics like cotton, seersucker, chambray, lightweight linen, lightweight flannel, double gauze, or rayon.
If you would like to add this pdf pattern to your collection you can click on the link below. The pdf contains a tutorial with instructions and pictures detailing each step, YouTube videos for extra help on certain steps, together with a notions list and lots of sewing tips. There is also a glossary of terms, a size chart in imperial or metric, fabric requirements in imperial or metric, and full-sized computer-drawn patterns.
We think sewing a pretty dress for a pretty girl is one of the most rewarding sewing projects. There are so many gorgeous dresses you can sew and we like to save all of our favorites to our girls dress sewing patterns Pinterest board. Follow the board here, and don't forget to pin and save your favorites to your own boards for later. Happy sewing.